National Library (Biblioteca Nacional), Santiago

Categories: Libraries, Traveler Resources
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4.5/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web
Housed in a grand neoclassical building with an imposing facade of columns and arches, National Library (Biblioteca Nacional) houses over six million volumes of books and manuscripts. Step inside to behold the diverse interior decoration of the early 20th-century building. Dark reading rooms with heavy wooden paneling contrast the central hall, which has an Internet section separated by modern glass walls. Walk through whitewashed halls with skylights and climb marble staircases holding on to handrails of wrought iron. If you need to rest, an atrium with a coffee stand serves refreshments and light meals. Using our international travel planner, Santiago attractions like National Library (Biblioteca Nacional) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Interesting place all Santiago should know, along with the fact that there are interesting exhibitions and samples of diverse nature,
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  • Walk along the Alameda climb to cerro santa Lucia and then go to the National Library visit the permanent exhibits, appreciate its architecture and a coffee in the cafeteria that is inside.
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  • Worth a visit in its interior to enjoy the building. On the outside is also nice and yields good pictures. I didn't think it was so unforgettable as well..
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  • Due to the crowds and the name in Spanish, you don't realize that you are walking past it initially, so watch out. Try to take a moment to stop and take it all in. Venture inside and you'll experience it in all its grandeur.
  • Peacefully library in middle of chaotic lovely Santiago to get take in reading
  • A peaceful place to get work done.
  • A must to visit in Santiago de Chile
  • Buen lugar para conocer !
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